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Updated Apr 3, 2020

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Pros
  • "Working with incredibly smart people who are always pushing you to get to a better answer(in 223 reviews)

  • "McKinsey is great place to work(in 135 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not a sustainable lifestyle with very long hours(in 687 reviews)

  • "Lots of travel and tough for young families(in 152 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Lots of learning - always on the go

    Cons

    Busy lifestyle, very demanding at times.

    McKinsey & Company2020-02-26
  2. "Worst company for a work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Brampton, ON

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    challenging environment to help you grow

    Cons

    no work life balance. very tough to sustain healthy

    McKinsey & Company2020-03-20
  3. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Implementation Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Smart people. Opportunity. Good salary

    Cons

    Must drink the coolaid. Cult

    McKinsey & Company2020-03-07
  4. "rewarding"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Sales Representative 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good place to work at

    Cons

    time consuming like any other job

    McKinsey & Company2020-01-12
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst 

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial opportunities Lot of in-depth learning about an industry

    Cons

    Clients have different time zones which at times might be difficult to handle

    McKinsey & Company2019-11-14
  6. "Fortunate to work here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Indescribable culture Unparalleled support Workplace full of professional and intelligent colleagues Opportunities for growth Fair compensation Amazing history Mentorship opportunities Challenging and engaging work

    Cons

    Big hours Benefits could be better (really being picky here)

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    McKinsey & Company2019-10-08
  7. "Poor leadership, nepotism"

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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong support of education and training

    Cons

    lack of efficiencies and effectiveness, lack of professionalism, nepotism, Peter principle,

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    McKinsey & Company2019-11-12
  8. "Most motivating challenges - Most interesting colleagues - Best culture"

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    Current Employee - Associate Partner in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Develop your leadership skills at a pace which surpasses what you can achieve anywhere else - Join a team committed to your success with the best culture - Work with the most amazing colleagues

    Cons

    - Limited financial upside vs founding a business yourself or investing

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-02
  9. "Amazing, supportive place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Partner in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Incredible opportunities to work with the brightest people on the toughest, most interesting problems, in a collaborative and supportive environment focused on development

    Cons

    The job is challenging and is not 9-5. Hours are manageable but long at times

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    McKinsey & Company2019-09-29
  10. "Awesome!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great place to gain exposure to HR and build up a great network

    Cons

    Work life balance is hard

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-19
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